ERJ staff report (DS)
Birmingham, UK: Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd. said it has secured a major deal with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to be the exclusive supplier of tyres for its new Korean Utility Helicopter (KUH) - Surion.
The aircraft is being developed to replace South Korea's aging fleet of 500MD and UH-1H aircraft. The Surion made its first flight early in 2010 and more than 245 are on order.
â€œWe have worked with KAI as the exclusive supplier of nose tyres for its KTI military trainer, more than 100 of which are in service. It is testament to the quality of our product and service that we have won another exclusive deal with the manufacturer.
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